Guide to Appeals of Summary Conviction Appeals in the Court of Appeal for Ontario (Non-Inmate)
About this guide:
The information contained in this guide explains the procedures that apply to summary conviction appeals in the Court of Appeal, except for inmate appeals (i.e., appeals brought by persons who are in custody and who are not represented by a lawyer). Nothing contained, expressed or implied in this guide is intended as, or should be taken or understood as, legal advice. It is necessary to consult a lawyer for legal advice.
Where to get more information:
The Court of Appeal for Ontario provides a series of guides and checklists regarding appellate procedures. For more information, please consult our website or inquire with the Registrar.
The staff behind the counter at the Court of Appeal will answer questions about Court of Appeal procedures, but they cannot give legal advice or fill out court forms.
For more detailed information, refer to the Criminal Appeal Rules, SI/93-169, a regulation made under the authority of the Criminal Code. To view the Rules on-line, go to http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca and follow these steps: